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Ph.D. on Qur’an translation
|The Kamraj University, Tamil Nadu, has awarded Mr. A. Nihamathullah PhDdegree for his doctoral thesis entitled ‘A Critical study of selected English translations of the Holy Qur’an.’
The study covers 13 English translations of the Holy Qur’an by Sale, Rodwell, Palmer, Mohammed Ali, Pickthall, Yusuf Ali, Bell, Asad, Arberry, Dawood, Ahmed Ali, Irving and Khatib. Topics covered the roles of translators, principles, problems and procedures of translating the Qur’an and the stylistic aspects.
All the three examiners, including one from Medina Islamic University, who examined Nihamathullah’s thesis, have placed the study under the ‘highly commended’ category.
Dr. Nihamathullah teaches English language and literature at Sadakathullah Appa College, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.